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 – NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS  –

Hinesburg Municipal Meetings:  Schedules | Minutes | VCAM Video
Vacancies On Town Boards & Commissions:  View Open Seats


Hinesburg Town Meeting Info

Voting Results – March 2, 2021

ARTICLE 3: PASSED
Shall the Town of Hinesburg adopt the town manager form of governance? YES-598 NO-290

ARTICLE 8: PASSED
ARTICLE 8: Shall the Town approve a new ambulance transport service budget of $178,149? YES-529 NO-373

Complete Results Here

Town Meeting Info 2021 Available Here


TOWN MEETING WARNING
Informational Meeting - March 1, 2021
Annual Meeting - March 2, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the meeting on March 1, 2021 will be held remotely.
  • Do you have questions about what is on the ballot at Town Meeting?
    Check out the Town Meeting Day Mailer for answers.
Informational Meeting March 1, 2021 via Remote Access
The legal voters of the Town of Hinesburg, Vermont are hereby warned and notified to meet remotely in said Town of Hinesburg, on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. for an informational meeting on the articles to be voted upon by Australian Ballot on Tuesday, March 2, 2021.
This Informational Meeting will be held remotely. Available options to watch or join the meeting:
  • Join the Zoom online platform: information will be available on hinesburg.org prior to the meeting.
  • View remotely by streaming on VCAM
  • Join via conference call (audio only): information will be available on hinesburg.org prior to the meeting.
  • For the purpose of recording minutes, you will be asked to provide your first and last name.
  • When listening to the meeting, please keep your phone or computer on mute to prevent interruptions during the meeting. Voters are encouraged to email jdubingrossman@hinesburg.org in advance to ask questions. Questions may be submitted via the “chat” function or by calling into the conference call.
  • HOW TO REGISTER TO VOTE: There is no deadline to register to vote. You can register by going to olvr.vermont.gov to register online, by going to the Town Clerk’s office and filling out a paper registration form, or on election day at the polls.
  • HOW TO REQUEST AN EARLY BALLOT: You or a family member can request an early ballot by visiting mvp.vermont.gov and signing in to your voter page. You may also request a ballot by phone, in person or via email at mross@hinesburg.org or hroberts@hinesburg.org.
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Town Administrator or Town Manager?
How should Hinesburg move forward? >> Read More
    At March Town Meeing, voters could decide on this question following public hearings...
  • "Shall the Town of Hinesburg adopt the town manager form of governance in accordance with the provisions of chapter 37 of Title 24 of the Vermont Statutes Annotated?” (Amended 2019, No. 67 SecBon 21.)”
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Hinesburg Select Board Response to Racism and Discrimination
At their June 10, 2020 meeting the Select Board crafted this statement in response to Racism and Discrimination. Read More
  • "The Town of Hinesburg welcomes people of all races, ethnicities and sexual preferences and does not tolerate discrimination of any kind. We, as a town, are committed to social justice."
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COVID-19 and Town Hall/Meeting Schedule Updates
As the information regarding the novel coronavirus has continued to evolve, we have been in close communication with the Vermont Department of Health, Vermont Emergency Management and local school officials. In order to best protect our most vulnerable populations, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems, we are making the following changes to help prevent further spread of this virus.
  • Effective Monday, March 16, we are closing the Hinesburg Town Hall to the public. This means that all meetings and functions at Town Hall have been cancelled until further notice.
  • We are also cancelling all Recreation programs including those that were scheduled at other locations in town.. Town Hall staff will continue to operate either remotely or at Town Hall.
  • Staff will be available to assist the public by phone or via email Monday through Friday.from 8:00 am.- 4:00 p.m.
  • We will closely evaluate new information as it is received by the CDC and Vermont Department of Health and adjust accordingly.
Please note, that the Select Board is now conducting their meetings remotely. Contact the Town Administrator's office for remote connect information.

Thank you all for your patience, understanding and cooperation as we navigate this in a calm and responsible fashion, as a community.

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Select Board Meetings Are Now Held Remotely
All Select Board meetings for the foreseeable future will be conducted remotely on the electronic meeting platform Zoom. To attend, you will need a specific Zoom meeting link and access code or telephone number to call in. The link, code, and phone number are available at the top of the Meeting Agenda.

Note: All Zoom meetings will be recorded. By joining the meeting you agree that your participation, if any, will be heard and seen by the public. If you activate a camera on your phone or other device during the meeting, you will be seen as well as heard. If you participate, there is no assurance of privacy. This is a public meeting. Recordings of the meeting will be available for viewing after the meeting on the VCAM website.

To join the meeting you will need to download and install the Zoom meeting app, which is free. Once downloaded just follow the join meeting prompts.

When You Are In The Meeting: Leave your microphone muted so as not to have everyone listen to what is going on around you (kids playing, dogs barking, radio in the background). If you have a pertinent question in the discussion, unmute your microphone and say your name, then wait for the Board Chair to recognize you before proceeding with your comment or question. If you don’t want to be seen, within the Zoom window you can turn off your device camera.

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VT Alert System for Hinesburg - Sign Up Info
The Select Board has adopted the VT-Alert system as the official notification system for the Town of Hinesburg. We will be using this system to send out emergency notifications via phone, text, and email regarding road closures, water main breaks or shut-offs as well as many other issues that could impact our residents and business owners. In order to receive these notifications, you must sign up to receive them.
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Hinesburg is Open For Business! – Revolving Loan Fund
The Hinesburg Revolving Loan Fund is ready to start considering loan applications from businesses that are located or interested in locating in Hinesburg. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
 

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